Music Industry (Sound Production) (Certificate IV)

Melbourne Polytechnic Australia

Cricos: 00724G

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The award
Certificate IV

How long you will study
6 Months

Domestic course fees
AUD 7400 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 7650 per year

All study options

About Music Industry (Sound Production) at Melbourne Polytechnic

Get a head start in the world of sound

The Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) develops fundamental sound production skills in both studio and live production environments, with a focus on music production. Conducted in professional recording studios and performance venues, students use integrated practical projects to develop skills and prepare a professional portfolio of work to launch them into a career in the music industry.

Industry connections and resources

Teaching staff are active practitioners with years of industry experience, eager to impart their insights and share opportunities with passionate students.

Students work in state of the art recording and live performance facilities, using analogue and digital technologies, and industry-standard software packages Pro Tools and Ableton live.

Collaboration and entrepreneurship are at the core of the program, with integrated creative projects facilitating networking with students from other disciplines.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardCertificate IVHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study6 months
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 7400 per yearInternational course feesAUD 7650 per year

Notes about fees for this course

As a domestic/local student, you may be eligible for a Victorian Government subsidy. Check with the institution if you want more information about this.

Entry requirements

Melbourne Polytechnic minimum academic level differs depending on the course. Most certificate and diploma level courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 11 or 12, bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12, and master degree courses require evidence of completion to studies AQF (Australian) Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent.

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old, and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

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